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Graveside services for Carl Adward Henkell, 63, of Sweetwater, will be held at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Henkell died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
He was born Oct. 3, 1947, in Temple, Texas. He married Mary Hoskins Kamer on July 4, 2003. Carl had lived in Sweetwater for 30 years working for Taylor Tire Company and Dent Trucking Lines as a truck driver. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Vietnam. Carl was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Kamer of Sweetwater; step daughters, Donna Kamer of Sweetwater, Kayla Horsley of Sweetwater and Schayhala Horsley of Dallas; step son, Alex Kamer of Sweetwater; one brother; special kids, James Blacksheer of Sweetwater and Kristi Weldy of Sweetwater; 38 step grandchildren and 11 step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Billy Jean Henkell.
Pallbearers will be Gerald Hope, Robert Kamer, Shelton Horsley, James Blacksheer, Michael Blacksheer, Alex Jackson, Bobby Cody and Kevin Watson.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.